Bert Richardson

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Bert Richardson
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Current Court Information:
Title:   Judicial candidate
Personal History
Party:   Republican
Law School:   St. Mary's University, School of Law
Candidate 2014:
Candidate for:  Texas Court of Criminal Appeals
Position:  Place 3
State:  Texas
Election information 2014:
Incumbent:  No
Primary date:  3/4/2014
Primary vote:  60.4%ApprovedA
Election date:  11/4/2014
Election vote:  59.9%ApprovedA

Bert Richardson was a 2014 candidate for the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals (Place 3).[1] He is a former judge of the 379th District Court in Texas.[2]

Elections

2014

For in-depth coverage of the state's high court races, see: Texas Supreme Court elections, 2014
See also: Texas judicial elections, 2014
Richardson ran for election to the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals.
Primary: He was successful in the Republican primary on March 4, 2014, receiving 60.4% of the vote. He competed against Barbara Walther.
General: He defeated Mark W. Bennett (Libertarian) and John Granberg (Democratic) in the general election on November 4, 2014, receiving 59.9% of the vote.[1][3][4][5]
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Judicial poll

Below are the results of the 2014 judicial poll, conducted by the State Bar of Texas, which asked attorneys to cast a vote in favor of their preferred candidate in each appellate race.[6]

Place 3 Judge
Candidate: Votes:
Mark W. Bennett 2083
John Granberg 1802
Bert Richardson 2166
Barbara Walther 2115

Endorsements

  • Association of Women Attorneys Houston
  • Beeville Bee-Picayune
  • Combined Law Enforcement Associations of Texas (CLEAT)
  • Corpus Christi Caller Times
  • Grassroots America We the People
  • Harris County Republican Party
  • Houston Police Officers' Union
  • Mexican American Bar Association Houston
  • Nacogdoches County Republican Straw Poll (December 3, 2013)
  • Pratt on Texas
  • San Antonio Express News
  • Senator Charles Schwertner, District 5
  • Spring Branch Republicans
  • Texas Leadership Institute for Public Advocacy
  • Texpatriate
  • The Texas Coalition of Christian Candidates
  • Austin Police Association
  • C-Club of Houston
  • Conservative Republicans of Texas
  • Dallas Police Association
  • Harris County GOP PAC
  • Houston Chronicle
  • Houston Realty Business Coalition
  • Kaufman County Tea Party
  • P.O.L.I.C.E. Inc.
  • Representative Lyle Larson, District 122
  • San Antonio Police Officer Association
  • Tarrant County Republican Club PAC
  • Texas GOP Vote
  • Texas Home School Coalition
  • The Beaumont Enterprise
  • Williamson County Republicans Leaders
  • Winner of the Tarrant County Candidate Fair Straw Poll (February 1, 2014)[7]

Education

Richardson earned a J.D. from St. Mary's University, School of Law. He is also board certified in criminal law.[8]

Career

Richardson is an adjunct profession at St. Mary's University, School of Law. He served as judge of the 379th District in Texas for 10 years. He was appointed to the position by former Governor George W. Bush. He has also served as an Assistant United States Attorney and an assistant district attorney in Bexar County.[2]

See also

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References

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